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David Schenck
Suburban Home Farm

Hunters Valley Paradise

8258 St. Hwy 246, Spencer , Indiana 47460 - Owen County
$1,350,000 319 Acres
Property ID 2125889


Hunters - this farm can sell with optional $10,000 annual lease which is great for the hunting crew and good for the farm. Hunting lease will be for North side of road for pasture and barns and will provide cattle manure that turkeys go nuts over. We have seen as many as 100 turkeys at once. Typical turkey flocks of 10-30 are seen often. This farm will allow you to be the king of your own valley hunting paradise with this #319 acre valley that is chalked full of edge habitat, water and cover, and has been an annual supply for deer and turkeys for several hunters. This is also a great cattle or horse farm with tons of pasture water and shade. Just really gorgeous views from both sides of this spread. Ready for a the master house and set up perfectly for horses or cattle. About 1/2 mile of road frontage available. The beautiful farm contains 4 barns and plenty of water in every pasture. Long barn is set up for cattle or horses with individual stalls and a ten foot alley down the middle. Has wash rack for animals, feed and equipment room and plenty of storage for feed. Approximately 130 feet long. Machine shed is approximately 50' x 90' with room for hay and equipment. Loaf shed in back allows protection for the cattle and has over 100 foot of cement feeding area outside shed with a cement area for storing silage nearby. Forth shed is a refrigerated cooler area for show cattle that can hold up to 20 head or can be used as an insulated calving area that stays warm in any winter temperature. Farm contains two ponds with one on each side of the road. North side of road with barns contains just under 200 acres and South side with hay fields and potential lake sites is approximately 123 acres. Optional $10,000 available annual lease is for the use of the barns and north side of road pasture and can be negotiated as to details and length if the new owner has an interest. Property is known for deer, turkey, and small game. Counted over 100 turkeys flocked together behind the barns on the north side as the grain fed the cattle just draws in countless birds. Plenty of water, brush and edge cover make it a premier hunting farm. Ponds have bass, bluegill and one has catfish. There are multiple building sites for additional homes, barns etc. Available as an additional option is a 1860 Sq Ft ranch house built in 1995. See listing 3046405. House overlooks two ponds and has an incredible view of the whole farm. House is on south side of the road Property is shown by appointment only to qualified buyers. Purdue Agriculture Economics Report for 2016 farm values has this type of land without buildings in this part of the state valued at $4,497 per acre for the last two quarters of 2016. Priced competitively for recreational and hunting lands at $1,350,000 OBO.


From Spencer go 9 miles west on 46 and turn at Vandalia, then go 3 miles to farm on both sides of the road.

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Barn Information
Breeding Barn
Electric to Barn
Equipment Barn
Hay Barn
Cattle Cooler
Show Barn
Tack Room
Temperature Controlled
Wash Rack
Water to Barn

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Number of Ponds (water 1-5 acres)

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Number of Wells

Road Frontage Desc

Type of Fence
Barbed Wire

Whitetail Deer

Minerals - % Oil & Gas Owned

Fenced for Cattle

Present Use
Residential Single


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David Schenck

Suburban Home Farm

8258 St Hwy 246
Spencer, IN 47460

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